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November 18, 2021Editorial Team

Understanding the regulatory obligations governing the chemicals used in food packaging and food contact materials requires constant vigilance in tracking legislative changes and market-specific requirements. To help, the Verisk 3E Research Team shared the latest insights on the legal framework regulating food contact materials in India, Korea and Australia in...

September 23, 2020Scott Stephens

The European Commission adopted legislation on 2 September 2020 amending several of the annexes to Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food (Plastics FCR) . Verisk 3E Review Published 3 September 2020 in the EU Official Journal, Regulation (EU) 2020/1245 adds...

November 6, 2019

On 1 October 2019 the Honorable Union Congress of Mexico House of Representatives issued a decision approving an amendment to the General Health Law of 26 December 1983 regarding front-of-pack warning labels on foods high in sugar, sodium, total fats, saturated fats, and trans fats. The bill was referred to...

June 5, 2019Xiaolu Wang

China proposed plans to enact or revise 81 food safety standards in 2019, including regulations for food contact silicone, measures for the control of lead contamination and various other major standards. Published on 22 May 2019 the proposal is open for public consultation until 1 June 2019. Verisk 3E Review...

February 6, 2019Chanyanis Utiskul

Thailand has proposed a draft regulation to regulate cleaning and sanitizing products used for food as “controlled food,” categorizing them as “food additives.” The Notification, Draft MOPH Notification (No…) B.E… (…), issued by virtue of the Food Act B.E. 2522, entitled "Cleaning or sanitizing products for food production and products,"...